1st Edition

Governing India's Metropolises Case Studies of Four Cities

Edited By Joël Ruet, Stéphanie Tawa Lama-Rewal Copyright 2009
    340 Pages
    by Routledge India

    338 Pages
    by Routledge India

    This book is a comparative, sector-based study of the changing character of governance in Indian metropolises in the 2000s. Highlighting the horizontal and vertical ties of the participatory groups, both state and non-state, it looks at key civic issues.

    PART A 1. Engaging with the Concept of Governance in the Study of Indian Metropolises by Stéphanie Tawa Lama-Rewal 2. A Comparataive Overview of Urban Governance in Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai by Archana Ghosh, Loraine Kennedy, Joël Ruet, Stéphanie Tawa Lama-Rewal, and Marie-Hélène Zérah 3. New Patterns of Participation Shaping Urban Governance by Loraine Kennedy 4. Class in Metropolitan India: The Rise of the Middle Classes by Jos Mooij and Stéphanie Tawa Lama-Rewal 5. Vertical Governance: Brokerage, Patronage and Corruption in Indian Metropolises by Girish Kumar and Frédéric Landy (with T. Francois, D. Ruby and P. Sekhsaria) PART B 6. Primary Education in Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata: Governance by Resignation, Privatisation by Default by Jos Mooij and Jennifer Jalal 7. Assessing Urban Governance through the Prism of Healthcare Services in Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai by Loraine Kennedy, Ravi Duggal and Stéphanie Tawa Lama-Rewal 8. From Polarisation to Urban De-integration: Water and Sanitation in Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad by Joël Ruet, Keshab Das, Agnès Huchon, and Guillaume Tricot 9. Participatory Urban Governance and Slum Development in Hyderabad and Kolkata by Archana Ghosh 10. Reforming Solid Waste Management in Mumbai and Hyderabad: Policy Convergence, Distinctive Processes by Marie-Hélène Zérah 11. Thinking the Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai Experience: Emerging Modes of Urban Governance and State Intervention by Joël Ruet Maps


    Joel Ruet is Research fellow, CNRS, at Latts Universite Paris-East.

    Stephanie Tawa Lama-Rewal is Research Fellow, CNRS-EHESS, Paris.